Would You Trust The Feds To Make Decisions About Your Land? | Terrestrial

KUOW | July 20, 2017

Why would a fourth-generation Oregon rancher who doesn't put much trust in the government choose to work with federal agencies to restore salmon runs on her property?

Sharks Sighted On Oregon Coast (Calm Down, It’s Normal)

OPB | July 19, 2017

Cannon Beach Police advised beachgoers this week of shark dorsal fin sightings in the Cannon Beach area, but such sightings are not uncommon this time of year.

10 Tips To Master Taking Photographs Of The Oregon Solar Eclipse

OPB | July 19, 2017

On the morning of Aug. 21, 2017, the moon will pass in front of the sun creating a rare total solar eclipse in Oregon and casting parts of the state into complete daytime darkness. In other words, photographic gold.

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Oregon AG To Eclipse Visitors: Check Your Hotel Reservations

OPB | July 15, 2017 2:07 p.m. | Portland

The Oregon Department of Justice says some hotels are capitalizing on the demand for hotels ahead of the eclipse.

History | Environment | NW Life | Forestry | Science | local

The Biscuit Fire: 15 Years After Oregon's Largest Wildfire

OPB | July 12, 2017 2:03 p.m.

The Biscuit Fire burned nearly half a million acres in 2002, presenting complex questions about fire management.

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Sitka Center Expands With Grass Mountain Acquisition

OPB | July 5, 2017 4:30 p.m.

The new property will be a site for collaboration between artists and scientists.

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Study: Orcas Lose Two-Thirds Of Their Pregnancies

KUOW/EarthFix | June 29, 2017 3:19 p.m.

Two-thirds of all detectable orca pregnancies have ended in miscarriages over the past seven years.

Fish & Wildlife | Science | Environment | Pacific Ocean

Massive Bloom Of Pickle-Shaped Sea Creatures Fills The Pacific

OPB/EarthFix | June 16, 2017 2:10 p.m.

Millions of tubular sea creatures called pyrosomes have taken over the Pacific ocean in an unprecedented bloom that has scientists baffled.

Energy | Science | Environment | Sustainability

The Coming Revolutions That Will Change How We Get Around

Jefferson Public Radio | June 15, 2017 4:45 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Researchers are envisioning a future in which how we get around each day becomes cleaner, faster, greener ... and cheaper by combining three emerging technologies.

Science | Climate change | Environment | Pacific Ocean

West Coast Ocean Acidification Rates Among Highest In World

OPB/EarthFix | June 2, 2017 9 a.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The more carbon dioxide in the air, the more acidic oceans become – preventing oysters and tiny marine snails at the base of the food chain from forming shells. 

Science | Environment | Flora and Fauna

Some Islanders Don't Dig Federal Plan To Dig In San Juan Islands Monument

KUOW | May 25, 2017 11:30 a.m. | Lopez Island, Washington

The Trump administration has given an initial thumbs-up for research students to dig in a rare wildflowers meadow in the San Juan Islands National Monument.

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Marijuana Startup Economy Booms As The Medical Cannabis Industry Struggles

OPB | May 23, 2017 11:30 a.m. | Portland

Plenty of marijuana research is being conducted in Oregon, but it's mainly aimed at growing more marijuana at lower costs, rather than finding the next FDA-approved drug.

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How Oregon Incorporates New Medical Marijuana Science

OPB | May 23, 2017 11 a.m. | Portland

After 20 years, Oregon still struggles to regulate medical marijuana and respond to new science.


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